Author: Chris Rautenbach

Writer. Poet. Dreamer. Music Lover.

Hellcats is that thin line that gets crossed. It’s that ‘not’ predicted smile you once grinned the first time you fell in love with Rock and Roll. A simplicity that is almost lost to the art nowadays, one that runs straight through the heart and mind and vigour of one’s soul. This is what Rock & Roll sounded like when there was only shitty car stereos and distorted jukeboxes, when the diamond tipped needle didn’t just slide through the grooves but had to put up a fight for every nook and cranny. This is Rock & Roll poetry and this…

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According to Rob Halford, vocalist of esteemed Heavy Metal band Judas Priest, after releasing Redeemer Of Souls in 2014 he wanted to release a ‘stand alone’ album. Now, if you are not familiar with either Halford or Judas Priest please take these few minutes while reading through this review and listen the fuck up! I suggest listening to Firepower, their 18th studio album, loud as Hell, crank it up and violate your ear-pussies. If you want candle light and a smooth glass of Merlot go dust of one of your overrated KISS albums… This is beer, sweat and blood Metal baby!…

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It’s 2017 the 30th of December… and I’m out of my mind. I’ve stopped counting but I should be on 3 tabs of MDMA laced with LSD, the dealer calls it 2CP, I think, about a gram of Magic Mushrooms and 2 papers, LSD. My feet planted in the wet muddy grass. The light drizzle is welcomed by what must be about a 1000 people. Everyone high on something. Usually I handle these situations quite well, but this time, this time it’s quite obvious, I am not in control. And won’t be for a few hours to come. This is how…

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